Patient Outcomes: Inpatient Rehabilitation
At Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital's inpatient rehabilitation facility, we are dedicated to getting your child home quicker and with more functional independence. Below is a glimpse at our most recent patient outcomes for our inpatient rehabilitation facility compared to other similar rehab facility programs for children.
The following data was collected between October - December 2017. Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital is compared to similar freestanding pediatric rehabilitation hospitals.
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital received children with a wide variety of impairments following surgeries or traumatic injuries this quarter. The length of time from onset to admission to rehabilitation continues to be lower than similar hospitals; approximately 9.8 days from onset compared to 32.4 days from onset for similar hospitals. This means that children get to start their recovery sooner and spend less time in the hospital.
Go Home Faster
Our goal here at Mt. Washington is for parents and caregivers to be fully ready to care for their child at home in their community. Here is a look at the average length of stay to reach that goal.
Most Patients Go Home
We know that your number one goal is to bring your child home. At Mt. Washington Pediatric hospital we share that goal with you.
Total WeeFIM Gain
A tool called the functional independence measure (WeeFIM®) is used to determine the amount of progress a patient makes during their inpatient stay. The higher the score the more improvement the child has shown.
Outpatient appointments and program referrals can be made by calling 410-367-2222.